Contura Energy Selects TCG for Director of Compensation Search

BRISTOL, TN – Contura Energy has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Director of Compensation search. Managing Partner, Erin Merker, Recruiting Manager, Kristen Pace, and Operations Manager, Matt Duda will be leading the search.

Contura Energy is a Tennessee-based coal supplier with affiliate mining operations across major coal basins in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. With customers across the globe, high-quality reserves and significant port capacity, Contura Energy reliably supplies both metallurgical coal to produce steel and thermal coal to generate power. With 12 prep plants, 32 active mines, and over 4,450 employees worldwide, Contura Energy sold 17.6 million tons of coal in 2018.

The Director of Compensation will be responsible for managing the compensation function for the entire organization. Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, this position plans, develops, implements, and administers new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures to be responsive to the company’s goals and competitive practices.

“It is an honor and privilege to execute on multiple searches for Contura Energy as they continue to build an industry-leading HR organization,” said Erin Merker, Managing Director at TCG. “This specific role will have a significant impact on Contura’s business and organizational capabilities.”

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher (former HR Executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. They have created a highly specialized organization, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all TCG searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates! With a client list that includes some of the world’s most respected companies across all industries and verticals, they are frequently asked, “What makes TCG so different and successful?”

“Our Technology, Systems, Tools, Processes, and HR Experienced Team provide a most precise and highly efficient service delivery model,” responds TCG founder & CEO, Tom Christopher. TCG conducts targeted searches of high performing/passive candidates, sourced from client requested companies/industries, all while completing extensive assessments and vetting to ensure an optimal fit. From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, scientific, and stress-eliminating executive search services to ensure the very best search experience. In an industry-leading move, TCG backs all their work with full performance guarantees, in writing!